The World’s Quickest (and Most Insightful) 2017 MLB Playoff Preview

I am a man who believes in brevity. No harping on the small, inconsequential stuff. I’m here to give y’all the full meat and potatoes, and I’m gonna start with the 2017 MLB divisional series. One thing MLB got right was the wildcard round: a one game, winner-take-all. It’s exciting, and it underscores the importance…

David Ortiz Is a Hall of Famer, But…

As everyone who follows (or HAS followed) this blog knows that I am a die-hard New York Yankees fan – which means I hate the Boston Red Sox with a passion. However, I have begrudgingly showed some respect to some Red Sox icons.  Ted Williams.  Carl Yastrzemski.  Pedro Martinez.  Nomar Garciaparra.  Dustin Pedroia.  Manny Ramirez. Now…

Good Riddance, A-Rod

I’m not going to spend a helluva lot of time on any rant having to do with Alex Rodriguez. Any move that dude makes seems to have an ulterior motive behind it, which is why I won’t produce a tribute-style rant for A-Fraud. Yeah, I know his 22-year baseball career will come to an end on…

Pete Rose Has No One Else to Blame but Himself

So by now, we have heard the sad news about former All-Star Pete Rose.  He remains banned for life from Major League Baseball. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Monday morning, citing Rose’s continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for the Cincinnati Reds.  Rose was originally banned in…

2015 MLB Playoff Preview: Division Championship Series

The 2015 Major League Baseball playoffs is upon us, starting with last night’s opening round play-in games. The play-in round is always exciting, with …  Both play-in game winners should make for some compelling matchups in their respective divisional series. I need to get something off my chest. For those folks in the media elite…

The Reds Are a Trainwreck

I’m a little confused about something here. How does a team with one of the best starting pitchers and arguably the best closer in baseball suck?  Said team should be in contention for a wild card at the very least. Say hello to the 2015 Cincinnati Reds. The same Reds once employed one of the…